Tag Archives: bluetooth

Pistol Bluetooth Headset: I Swear, I’ll Do It… I’ll Answer the Phone!

No, it’s not a suicide attempt. No, it’s not a cry for help either. It’s a phone call. Why the hell would I want to off myself? Just look at this headset. Would someone who owns such an awesome headset really want to kill themselves? It just doesn’t make sense. Mike Haeg designed this Pistol-shaped Bluetooth Headset to perform pretty ...

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Plen Robot is Controlled Via Your Android Unit

Robots really do come in all forms of shapes and sizes. Even if this little guy is pretty generic as far as form-factor goes, it’s what’s under the hood that makes Plen so spectacular. Controlled via the Android operating system, you can remotely navigate this little guy right from the comfort of your very own mobile device via the power ...

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Casmobot Lawnmower Controlled Via a Wiimote

The Wiimote is much more of a versatile tool than I think even Microsoft could have imagined. People have hacked the Wiimote to create some zany and awesomely practical mods. But I think “lawnmower control” is a new one. The Casmobot Lawnmower is navigated using nothing but a hacked Wiimote and the crafty engineering by several scientists at the University ...

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An MP3 Player That Goes Straight Into Your Ear

Thanko might not be known for their practicality, but I think they might be on to something for once. Their Micro Sports MP3 Player looks more like a Bluetooth headset. The device fits right into your ear with a built-in earbud. It’s that tiny. Available in 2GB and 4GB flavors, the Micro Sports MP3 Player looks a little chintzy, but ...

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Blackberry Tour Hits Verizon Next Month

Verizon users are grinning. There’s finally a new phone in the pipes that people will actually want to buy. It’s the Blackberry Tour and it costs as much as an iPhone 3GS and drops July 12th. What’s that magic $199 price tag net you? The Tour of course can do 3G but it also has a nice 3.2-megapixel camera with ...

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Calorie-counting Patch Will Call You A Fatass

Having trouble losing weight? This little patch is about to change all that. It’s being produced by a company called PhiloMetron and here’s how it works: slap it on your arm and sensors will measure your energy and calorie intake. From there, the data is beamed to your phone via Bluetooth where you can measure how much you’ve eaten in ...

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Power Glove + Arduino

Anyone old enough to have owned an NES when it was the prime system knows how awesome the Power Glove could have been. Alas, it was just a controller bolted to a neat-looking glove. Now, 20 years later, Matt Mechtley has done the impossible and has officially made the Power Glove cool again. Using an Arduino, a Bluetooth module and ...

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